Netflix for Android has just gotten better, bringing a brand new experience on devices running under Google’s platform.
With millions of users already taking advantage of the Netflix application on their smartphones, it was only natural for the company to improve their experience with new features and enhancements.
“Compared to the previous version, the new Netflix experience on Android phones is much more immersive,” Chris Jaffe, director of Product Innovation at Netflix, notes in a blog post.
“You will see many more titles and galleries than we have ever shown before on a smartphone. It is much closer to the Netflix experience on tablets, which got a major upgrade late last year.”
A new browse screen has been included in the Android flavor of the application, providing users with the possibility to continue watching shows or movies that they have started watching before right from where they left off.
In addition to this handy feature, there is an Instant Queue enhancement added to the software, though it is available only in some regions.
“The Instant Queue, available in some regions, is presented on the Home screen just below your Top 10 list. Lower down in the new experience are several personalized rows filled with movie and TV show recommendations,” Chris Jaffe explains.
In order to access a list of genre galleries that can provide users with even more titles that have been organized into categories, one would simply need to tap the browse menu. There is also a children and family gallery that offers titles organized by age.
“A simple tap on any title presents all of the information for that title and a double-tap on any title starts instant playback. Also, search is available everywhere in the application, so you can always find what you are looking for,” Jaffe continues.
The new application flavor can be installed on all Android devices that run under Gingerbread or newer flavors of the platform. Netflix for Android is available in the Google Play Store via this link. You can learn more on the new experience in the video embedded below.